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Michelle M. Tran

Senior Counsel
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Phoenix

14850 N. Scottsdale Rd
Suite 500
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Fax: 480.684.1169
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Education
J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1994
LL.M., University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1995
B.S., University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, California
State Bar Licenses
Arizona
Court Admissions
Supreme Court of Arizona
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Ct., District of Arizona

Michelle M. Tran

Senior Counsel

Michelle Margolies Tran, senior counsel in Clark Hill’s Estate Planning and Probate Practice Group, focuses her practice in the areas of sophisticated estate planning for individuals, families, and businesses, using trusts and business entities to help her clients achieve their business succession, estate tax reduction, and asset protection goals. She also assists clients with complex trust and estate administration issues, as well as in probate matters and prenuptial agreements. Michelle serves on Clark Hill's Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and is the Co-Chair of Clark Hill BOLD - Phoenix, the firm's strategy to promote women within the firm, the legal profession, and the business community.

Michelle is admitted to practice before the Arizona Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, and the United States District Court in Arizona. She received her law degree from the Arizona State University College of Law in 1994, undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego, in 1991, and her Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in taxation from the University of Florida College of Law in 1995.

Michelle is a member of the State Bar of Arizona's Tax and Probate & Trust sections. She is also a member of the JCF Professional Advisory Committee, Valley Estate Planners, Women at the Top, Scottsdale Bar Association, and the Arizona Chapter of Exiting Planning Institute. Michelle is a 2015-2016 participant in the ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute for the Arizona Region and served on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona where she Co-Chaired the Development Committee.

Memberships
State Bar of Arizona Association's Probate & Trust Section
JCF Professional Advisory Committee
The Arizona Community Foundation's Professional Education Committee
Valley Estate Planners
Exit Planning Institute
ACF/JCF Tax & Legal Seminar Committee